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Former FCC Head: "We Should Be Ashamed of Ourselves" For State of Broadband

JoeDaddyZZZ Re:Cities should move to connection utilities (118 comments)

That's why they ISP/Cable companies can only be either a wire company or a media company but not both. FCC needs to declare wire companies common carriers and let the media companies fight it out. What if 3 or 4 electric companies wanted to run wire in your town?

about a month ago

Former FCC Head: "We Should Be Ashamed of Ourselves" For State of Broadband

JoeDaddyZZZ Cities should move to connection utilities (118 comments)

Cities and towns that create better internet infrastructure should rise as natural software company hubs. If they want the jobs offer utility like internet at a reasonable cost. Get rid of the media managed connection model and special individual company tax incentives in exchange for better connectivity.

about a month ago

Cable Boxes Are the 2nd Biggest Energy Users In Many Homes

JoeDaddyZZZ Re:Useful is in the eye of the collector (394 comments)

I get where the money is, and I don't like the fact that my town has decided who I have to give it to. But, I don't mind having to pay for what I watch. I just don't want their box limiting my access and quality of picture. Break them up into a line company and a media company. Then call the wire guy a common carrier. I will pay them to keep service and the media as I want to consume it. Definitely, not on the side of the established provider today.

about a month ago

Cable Boxes Are the 2nd Biggest Energy Users In Many Homes

JoeDaddyZZZ These boxes have long outlived their usefulness (394 comments)

Just bring the line in and go with a standard hardware. Stop charging me a monthly fee for every single TV in the house, whether it is on or not.

about a month ago

Portland Edges Closer To Google Fiber

JoeDaddyZZZ Good for Business! (106 comments)

Hope this helps them bring in business. That would make it harder for less equipped municipalities to compete. And force them to improve their connections.

about a month and a half ago

Rand Paul Starts New Drone War In Congress

JoeDaddyZZZ Do your Job first! (272 comments)

Change the law if you don't like it (at least he can)! Don't hold the judicial system hostage. Do your job!

about 3 months ago

Scientists Publish Letter Saying, "We Need More Scientific Mavericks"

JoeDaddyZZZ Fine line between Maverick and Crackpot (126 comments)

Fine line between Maverick and Crackpot. And for most of us it's really difficult to tell the difference. You really have to be committed to stand up as a Maverick!

about 4 months ago

Is Google Making the Digital Divide Worse?

JoeDaddyZZZ City's should embrace the infrastructure (259 comments)

Cities that want to help business should embrace fiber and use their dollars to help build it out, instead trying to attract business via cheap loans or tax relief. Spend the tax dollars to improve everyone's life.

about 5 months ago


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